There are national level changes to freedom camping and self-contained vehicle certification standards.

All councils will have to examine how these changes will affect their bylaws, but the Manawatū District is also using the opportunity to make sure our freedom camping areas are still meeting the needs of residents and visitors to the district.

Early engagement has closed. Thank you to those who submitted feedback through the below form.

For more information about camping throughout the Manawatū District visit our website or use the map to the right.